Kia Optima Hybrid: Electric Power Steering / Components and Components Location

Components

1. Steering wheel
2. Steering column
3. ECU
4. Motor
5. Steering gear box

MDPS Circuit Diagram

Harness Connector

Type
Pin No
Description
Battery
1
Battery -
2
Battery +
Vehicle
1
IGN
2
-
3
-
4
-
5
-
6
-
7
High_CAN
8
Low_CAN

Description and Operation

Description EPS (Electric power steering, Column assist type) system uses an electric motor to assist the steering force and it is an engine operation independent steering system. EPS control module controls ...

Steering Column and Shaft Repair procedures

Replacement 1. Disconnect the battery negative cable from the battery and then wait for at least 30 seconds. 2. Turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels can face straight ahead. 3. Push the pin ...

Other information:

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Fluid Repair procedures


Inspection ATF level Check     When checking the ATF level, be careful not to enter dust, foreign matters, etc. from fill hole. 1. Remove the air duct (A). 2. Remove the eyebolt (A). 3. Add ATF SP-IV 700cc to the ATF injection hole (A). 4. Start the engine. (Don’t step on brake and accelerator ...

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Cowl Top Cover Repair procedures


Replacement 1. Remove the cap (B) and remove the nuts, then remove the wiper arm (A). Tightening torque : 22.6~26.5 N.m(2.3~2.7 kgf.m, 16.6~19.5 lb-ft) 2. Disconnect the nozzle hose (B). 3. Detach the clips, then remove the cowl top cover (A). 4. Installation is the reverse of removal.     ...

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